BREAKING NEWS: Police reveal fatal accident victims were sisters

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POLICE have named two elderly sisters who died in a head-on crash on the A52.

Pamela Moore (82) and Eileen Williams (83) died in Boston’s Pilgrim Hospital following the crash on the A52 Fen Road, Donington, last night.

Pamela lived in Grosvenor Mews, Billingborough, while her sister Eileen was from Baswick Lane, Stafford.

Officers say an inquest is expected to be opened on Monday and adjourned to allow a full investigation to take place.

Friday, 11am: TWO elderly women have died and two others have been seriously injured in a head-on collision on the A52 at Donington.

Emergency services were called to the scene at about 9.10pm last night following the crash between a blue Volkswagen Golf and a red Peugeot 106.

An 82-year-old woman from Billingborough, who had been driving the Peugeot, and her 83-year-old passenger from Stafford were taken to Boston’s Pilgrim Hospital but they later died.

Police say a 77-year-old Billingborough woman, who was also travelling in the Peugeot, has sustained head and other injuries.

She remains in a serious condition in Pilgrim Hospital.

The driver of the Golf, a 55-year-old Boston man, has been transferred to Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham with back and head injuries.

Firefighters helped to release all four people from the cars.

The road was closed until 4am today.

The deaths bring the number of people killed on Lincolnshire’s roads in 2011 to 40 compared with 37 during the same period in 2010.

Police are appealing for witnesses who saw the collision or either of the cars involved beforehand to contact them through the collision witness hotline on 01522 558855.